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Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Move Class-A Affiliate From Kane County To South Bend, Ind.

Cub management cited facility needs as the main reason for the move, Bruce Levine writes.

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Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Won’t Commit To Major League Timetable For Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant is ignoring the talk of his major league call-up, which should come in early 2015.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Kyle Schwarber. (CBS)

Levine: Schwarber Will Get Chance To Catch In Minors

Kyle Schwarber hit two balls out of Wrigley Field while taking batting practice Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Exceed Ticket Sales Expectations By 250K

When the final numbers come in, the Cubs will have sold close to 2.65 million tickets this season.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: A Samardzija Return To Chicago May Be In The Cards

“That is absolutely on my list,” Jeff Samardzija said of considering Chicago as a free agent destination.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Not Surprised By Better Play As They Take The Next Step

Manager Rick Renteria believes some pitching depth would work wonders in the future.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Epstein Confirms Plan For Bryant

There’s a chance Bryant will spend the “vast majority” of 2015 with the Cubs, says Theo Epstein.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Theo Epstein: ‘We’re Going To Be Must-See TV’

“I’m not sure I’d trade our long-term future for anybody’s,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Jackie Robinson West coach Darold Butler addresses the crowd at Millennium Park, at a rally to celebrate the team's national title in the Little League World Series. (Credit: CBS)

Jackie Robinson West Players To Chicago: “Thank You, We Love You”

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.

08/27/2014

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Wisch: Reality Of Cubs’ ‘Plan’ Is Taking Too Many Hits

The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

Athletics left-hander Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Javier Baez  hits a single in the 1st inning against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baez, Rizzo Go Deep As Cubs Beat Brewers, 4-2

Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

Athletics left-hander Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

What’s Cubs’ Interest In Hamels Mean In Lester Sweepstakes?

The Cubs have now shown they have money available to chase a big-name pitcher.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

Levine: Soler Likely In September, But Not Bryant

“I still don’t foresee Kris getting called up this year,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Enjoying The Spotlight

“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

James Russell walks in from the bullpen to say goodbye to his Cubs teammates on Thursday afternoon after news broke that he was traded to the Braves. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Focus Now Turns To Adding Pitching Depth

The next 18 to 24 months will be spent chasing young pitching talent, Jed Hoyer says.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

Levine: Jorge Soler May Be A September Call-Up

Jorge Soler is already on the 40-man roster, which makes him easier to promote, Theo Epstein said.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Scott Boras: Bring Bryant Up In September

The calls are growing louder, but Cubs management isn’t budging from its plan.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

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